Highland Elementary School



Highland Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 105
2 100
3 104
4 105
5 101
6 125
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Highland Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 728 students in grades 1st through 12th. Highland Elementary School is the 277th largest public school in Arizona and the 6,818th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 728
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,818th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 277th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 564th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 240th out of 932

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Highland Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 369
(51%)
18,151
(48%)
 Male 359
(49%)
19,316
(52%)

Highland Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 513
(70%)
16,620
(44%)
 Hispanic 138
(19%)
16,270
(43%)
 Black 25
(3%)
1,498
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
863
(2%)
 American Indian 19
(3%)
1,530
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
276
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
410
(1%)

Highland Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 400
(55%)
14,433
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(36%)
20,353
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(9%)
2,681
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Highland Elementary School is ranked 371st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Highland Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 632
2006 633
2007 671
2008 734
2009 739
2010 708
2011 714
2012 724
2013 719
2014 728
2015 728

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 20
2007 20.9
2008 19.4
2009 21.3
2010 19.7
2011 19.6
2012 20.3
2013 20.2
2014 20.2
2015 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37658227848101
2006 0.27962085308057
2007 0.30551415797317
2008 0.29972752043597
2009 0.39242219215156
2010 0.42090395480226
2011 0.4733893557423
2012 0.4475138121547
2013 0.46314325452017
2014 0.43818681318681
2015 0.45054945054945

Compare Highland Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.1%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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